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Bulgaria Switches over to Summer Time Sunday

Bulgarians are to rewind the clocks with one hour forward, at 3 am local time March 27, switching over to summer timing, along with all European countries. Bulgaria adopted the switch between summer and winter time in 1979, almost seventy years after it w

Society | March 25, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 807

Science: Parents Picking Gender of Kids

Parents can be soon able to pick the gender of their babies under plans proposed by a group of British MPs. The proposals, outlined in a controversial report, call for personal fertility decisions to be taken out of the hands of regulators.

Society | March 25, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8656

Health: Medicine on Crusade against Baldness

The only medical treatment that can successfully regrow hair is now backed by solid scientific evidence. According to Dr.

Society | March 25, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1315

Forks&Corks: Peppers Stuffed "A la Blanc"

Ingredients: 20 baked, peeled and marinated red peppers 2 eggs

Society | March 25, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 467

Sofia Presents Lacroix's Porcelain Art

A Bulgarian boutique has offered for the first time in the country exquisite tableware by top designer Christian Lacroix. The pieces were made exclusively of Limoges porcelain, famous for its supreme quality and fineness.

Society | March 24, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4067

Students Reveal Bulgaria's Finance, Social Ministries Secrets

More than 800 Bulgarian students will have the opportunity to spend one day at the Bulgarian Finance and Social ministries and among some of the leading Bulgarian companies within this year's initiative "Manager for one day" organized by Junior Achievemen

Society | March 23, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 943

Bulgaria to Enjoy the Sound of Classic American Blues

US Chris Tofield Blues Band will be touring Bulgaria between 27 March and 31 March, the American Embassy in Bulgaria announced Wednesday. The dynamic band plays a combination of both sweet sounding originals and soulful blues standards.

Society | March 23, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 883

Elegance Guru Wins Golden Needle Award

The Moscow-educated fashion designer Maria Nedkova received the honorary Golden Needle Award 2004 for her overall contribution to the world of Bulgarian fashion. This is the second Golden Needle of Nedkova, with the first one being handed down to her by

Society | March 23, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 865

Miss Bulgaria 2005 Contestants Plant Trees

All 44 participants in the Miss Bulgaria 2005 contest joined the green initiative of the organizers of the event.

Society | March 22, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2321

Brian de Palma Film to Feature Bulgarian "Thug"

Bulgarian actor Ivo Krustev has been chosen for a gangster part in the latest Brian de Palma film, the producers said in a press release. Most of the Black Dahlia production will be filmed in Bulgaria, starting April 1.

Society | March 22, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1847

Scientists: For Fresh Breath Eat Yoghurt

Natural yoghurt can successfully beat bad breath, tooth decay and gum disease, according to scientists.

Society | March 22, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1397

Sofia Pret-a-Porter Heralds Spring/Summer'05

The spring/summer collections of leading Bulgarian designers have been showed off at this year's Bulgarian Fashion Forum. The glamorous event has become a traditional forum for Bulgarian fashion, style and elegance.

Society | March 22, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1067

Roma Icon to Host Miss Bulgaria 2005

Organizers of Miss Bulgaria 2005 have found yet another way of intriguing the audience. The prestigious task of hosting the glitzy March 26 gala has been assigned to Roma music idol Azis, they announced Monday.

Society | March 21, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5917

Politicians Take on Gardening in Sofia

Politicians from some of Bulgaria's most influential parties came together Monday to put a Sofia garden in repair. For a few hours, Sofia mayor Stefan Sofanski, Agrarian leader Anastasia Mozer, Socialists Party Deputy Chairman Rumen Ovcharov and colleagu

Society | March 21, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 743

Bulgaria Joins French Culture's Int'l Celebrations

Events all over the world marked Sunday the International Day of Francophonie - March 20.

Society | March 20, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 787

History Exposition Attracts Sofia Citizens in Parliament

For a second day the building of the Bulgarian Parliament remained open to the public, presenting a documentary exhibition, dedicated to the 135th anniversary of the Bulgarian exarchate formation.

Society | March 20, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 750

Historians: Bulgarian State Is 1840-Year-Old

Bulgarian state is by 500 years older than it is officially considered by science nowadays.

Society | March 19, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1611

Icarus Adventure on Offer at Sofia Gallery

Icarus, a symbol of the heights of human aspiration and the pursuit of truth, is the focus of the latest exhibition of Bulgarian artist Roberto Yonkov, which opened at the end of the week at Sofia Gallery Artamontzev. The man who flew too close to the su

Society | March 18, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 789

Cuban Diva Fascinates Fans in Sofia

Omara Portuondo, a former Buena Vista Social Club vocalist and a living legend of Cuban music, staged a hypnotizing show in Sofia on Thursday night. Omara, aged 75, was the second Buena Vista star to visit Bulgaria over the last several months.

Society | March 18, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1199

Health: Potato Vaccine for Hepatitis B

Genetically modified potatoes may be an alternative to the syringe and needle for hepatitis B vaccine, scientists have shown. The hepatitis B virus (HBV, transmitted by blood or sexual fluids, causes liver failure and liver cancer.

Society | March 18, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 867

Science: Genes Hide More Sexes Differences

Gene scientists have cracked the genetic code of the female X chromosome that might help explain biological differences between the sexes.

Society | March 18, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 607
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